The Touro College of Osteopathic Medicine (TouroCOM) is looking for an osteopathic physician with experience in medical education to teach first, second and third year medical students in a discipline based curriculum on the Middletown, NY campus.
The OMM faculty position specifically involves collaborating with faculty on the Harlem campus in the development, organization and delivery of the first, second and third year OMM course presented simultaneously on both campuses. Although a commitment to excellence in teaching is the primary responsibility of the position, faculty members also serve on the administrative committees of the college and are expected to already have, or to develop scholarly activity that results in peer-reviewed publications.
Education, Preparation, and Training
Applicants must possess a D.O. or M.D. degree. The successful candidate will demonstrate the potential for exceptional teaching at the medical school or graduate level in the areas mentioned in the job responsibilities section, have experience designing OMM instructional materials, demonstrate potential for research, and work well with the rest of faculty team. Preference will be given to those applicants board-certified in Neuromusculoskeletal Medicine/Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine or with a certificate of special proficiency in Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine (C-SPOMM).
The ideal candidate will be proficient in the following areas: Relevant content expertise, research techniques, instructional design, delivery and assessment, course management, psychometrics/statistics, learning theory, public speaking, effective communication, conflict management.
Basic computer skills supporting the proficient use of the Microsoft Office Suite, including PowerPoint, Word, Outlook and Excel, as well as software used to prepare and administer written exams electronically and experience with Learning Management Systems.
Infrequent travel to the branch campus location in Manhattan, NY. Travel to professional academic conferences, as approved by the Department Chair.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential function satisfactorily. The requirements listed above are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential duties.